Sports Olympiad among international students
The event was held from 2 to 5 May at two venues – in DIVs and USUE. More than 400 sportsmen from 65 countries competed in eight sports: mini-football, volleyball, rock-climbing, streetballm, table tennis, shooting, chess and checkers. For three days sports drive and the will to win United teams of foreign students from 50 Russian universities. More than half of the athletes are from African countries. On May 3, the opening ceremony of the Olympiad was held in DIVs. The event was opened by the parade of participating countries, the national anthem of the host country and the international student anthem "Gaudeamus". The game ended with a colorful and vivid spectacle – Africa-Russia football match.